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Are any businesses exempt from paying empty property rates?

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Are any businesses exempt from paying empty property rates?

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Yes, these businesses are exempt and do not have to pay empty property rates:

  • those with a rateable value under ¬£2,600
  • ¬†those prohibited by law from being occupied
  • those kept empty due to action taken by or on behalf of the Crown or any local or public authority with a view to prohibiting occupation
  • those subject to a building preservation notice, scheduled as an ancient monument
  • those where the person entitled to possession of the property is acting as a personal representative of a deceased person, as a liquidator, a trustee under a deed of arrangement or where the owner is the subject of bankruptcy proceedings
  • where the owner of the empty property is a charity
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